Federal workers would be putting their jobs at risk by using cannabis to treat any number of symptoms, even when acting in compliance with state law. Under current law, testing positive for cannabis can cause federal workers to have their jobs terminated and can also bar potential hires.
Cannabis-based products are approved for use to help treat numerous medical conditions, from chronic pain syndromes to terminal illness, to glaucoma. However, the process determining which conditions are approved for the prescription of medical cannabis varies from state to state.
Understanding the impact of cannabis on the cardiovascular system is crucial to ensuring safe usage, whether for recreational or medicinal purposes.
Understanding the side effects of a medication are crucial to safe prescription practices and use. In this respect, cannabis is no different than any other prescription medication. Fortunately, the potential side effects of cannabis are well-known and tend to be quite mild. I will briefly review the known side effects of cannabis and how to ensure safe usage.
More than half of the states across the United States have medical marijuana legalized to some degree, and still